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A former Mitchell High School basketball player died Wednesday. Brett Victor, a 22-year-old Mitchell native, died in his home in Brookings, according to a death notice published in Saturday's edition of The Daily Republic. Victor was a 2010 graduate of MHS and a varsity basketball player during his junior and senior years. A representative from Will Funeral Chapel, which is handling the funeral arrangements, said the cause of death is pending autopsy results. According to the notice, visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., with a 7 p.m.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Freeman NEW BUSINESS TO OPEN IN FREEMAN: A historic Main Street building in Freeman is getting a facelift. Dawn Walz, of rural Freeman, and her family plan to start The Vintage Vault, a retail store specializing in unique home decor and gift items. Walz bought the building on the corner of Fourth and Main streets that served as the First National Bank of Freeman from 1906 to 1976, and plans to renovate it.
"TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION" Mark Wahlberg and Stanley Tucci star in this new action hit. As humanity picks up the pieces, following the conclusion of Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Autobots and Decepticons have all but vanished from the face of the planet. However, a group of powerful, ingenious businessman and scientists attempt to learn from past Transformer incursions and push the boundaries of technology beyond what they can control all while an ancient, powerful Transformer menace sets Earth in his cross-hairs.
WHITE LAKE -- Loretta Glissendorf, White Lake, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday, July 6. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 106 W. First St., Apt. 21, White Lake, S.D., 57383.
TYNDALL -- An open house will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 5, at the Bon Homme County 4-H Building, Tyndall, to celebrate the following events: Martha Novak's 80 birthday; Jim and Kathleen Hornstra's 40th anniversary; Loren and Marlene Buchholz's 35th anniversary; and Mark and Arleen Willoughby's 30th anniversary.
KIMBALL -- Helen (Jones) Cahill, Kimball, will celebrate her 100th birthday at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 6, at the Senior Center, Kimball. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 207, Kimball, S.D., 57355.
STICKNEY -- Wilbur Hargreaves, Stickney, will celebrate his 85th birthday on Sunday, July 6. His family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 26545 392nd Ave., Stickney, S.D., 57375.
Kayla Stadler and Joshua Krier announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Donnie Joe and Eryn Stadler, Kimball; and Bryan and Micki Krier, Hartford. Kayla graduated from Kimball High School in 2008. She attended Dakota State University, graduating in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in business management with a minor in computer information systems. She is employed at Overweg Repair LLC, Kimball. Joshua graduated from West Central High School in 2008. He then attended Dakota Wesleyan University where he played football and studied business.
Jennifer Yungbluth and Vincent Leno were married on Friday, May 23, 2014, at Tuthill Gardens, Sioux Falls. Parents of the couple are Barb and Don Yungbluth, Mitchell; and Jacqueline Bailey, Miami, Fla. Maid of honor was Lori Olson. Best man was Eugene Stanley. Jennifer is a graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato. She is employed at Wells Fargo. Vincent is also a graduate of Minnesota State University. He is employed by the State Penitentiary, Sioux Falls. The couple will live in Sioux Falls.
Rachel Marie Haskamp and Evan Davis announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Jim and Carol Haskamp, Alexandria, and Carol Davis, Gregory, and the late Larry Davis. Rachel is a graduate of Hanson High School and the University of South Dakota school of nursing. She is an RN at Avera Saint Lukes, Aberdeen. Evan is a graduate of Gregory High School and is a salesman at McFarland's Plumbing and Electric. The couple will be married Saturday.